SAG-AFTRA is planning to launch its master contract talks with the studios in the spring. The union has set its first official step with the “wages and working conditions” meetings dated for Jan. 27…
A year ago at the Screen Actors Guild Awards, leaders of SAG and AFTRA unveiled plans to merge the two performers unions with SAG prexy Ken Howard touting the combo on the live telecast.
Trustees of the SAG and AFTRA health and retirement plans are progressing towards merging the separate plans, according to the merged SAG-AFTRA.
The urge to merge is growing stronger.
With Sunday's resolution of the contract tussle with the Teamsters, Hollywood's majors have sent a clear message to other Hollywood unions: Dial down your expectations for the next round of labor…
With moderates dominating last week's election, the Screen Actors Guild has become far more likely to negotiate its feature-primetime contract jointly with the American Federation of Television…
In a contrast with its brutal internal battles, SAG has quietly set a start date on Feb. 23 for launching joint negotiations with American Federation of Television & Radio Artists on a new contract…
Even as it preps for a strike authorization vote regarding features and primetime work, the Screen Actors Guild is planning to begin joint negotiations with AFTRA soon on a new contract with the ad…
AFTRA has promised a 50-50 split with the Screen Actors Guild on costs for a possible strike campaign but SAG insiders are dubious about the pledge.
A new battle opens this week on the strike front, with the focus shifting to rank-and-file union writers and whether they will be willing to hit the bricks after the May 2 contract expiration.
Hollywood's agents have urged the Screen Actors Guild to quickly negotiate a new operating agreement next month, noting that tenpercenters need revamped rules to survive. The announcement by the…